You want an environment that is : Fast Pace, Team-centric, Values YOU
You are a Hygienist who is : Passionate. Hardworking. Obsessed with Teeth : D
Great news! We work with a dental clinic in Red Deer that is also committed to educating and empowering patients to make the best decisions to improve overall oral health!
As a Remarkable Registered Dental Hygienist :
You are p assionate at providing high-quality patient care & excellent customer service.
You are hardworking, you go above and beyond for patients.
You are obsessed with teeth and always ready, willing to learn, and expand your career
Ideally you have previous hygiene experience; but we are open to new grads.
If this sounds like you, do apply! We look forward to connecting and learning more about you.
Here's an overview of the role :
Prepares Treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols.
Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping.
Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, sterilizing, and selecting instruments.
Selects materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient's oral health.
Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins.
Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession;
Taking radiographs and educating patients on the frequency needed
Arrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents.
Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances;
placing, carving, and finishing amalgam restorations; removing cement from crowns and bridges.
Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drugs and oxygen supply, and directory of emergency numbers.
Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions; providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene visit.
Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions;
troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies;
verifying receipt of supplies.
Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications;
establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Enter and Maintain weekly statistics
Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories; charting in patient records
Tracking and / or recording statistics that are needed for measurement by the office
Participating in the philosophy of the office standard of care